Farmers are paying more for equipment and supplies. Drought in the Great Plains has hurt corn and wheat. The Ukraine war also plays a role.
Gas influences how a lot of things cost – but there are other factors behind rising prices.
In July, the cost of food at grocery stores was up 13% annually. An Oregon nonprofit is serving nearly twice as many clients as before the pandemic.
More people in the United States are working two full-time jobs than ever before, says Lauren Kaori Gurley of The Washington Post.
The United Nations’ index of global food prices rose 12.6% in March, increasing the risk of hunger in the developing world.
We zoomed in on the cities where inflation has risen the most and the least.
Manufacturers and retailers change packaging and use displays and discounts to distract from higher costs.
High labor costs and supply shortages could spell higher prices at the checkout lane.
Food commodity prices have been rising steadily over the past several months, leading to an ever-more-expensive supply chain.
Supermarkets don’t have much leeway to absorb higher food costs, so they're quickly passed on to consumers.